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Toronto, Peel to close businesses with 5 or more COVID-19 cases linked to the workplace (Tue, 20 Apr 2021)
Sorry, we are closed sign Toronto and Peel Region are issuing orders to force businesses with five or more cases of COVID-19 in the last two weeks to close.
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Ontario reports 3,469 new COVID-19 cases, 22 more deaths linked to illness (Tue, 20 Apr 2021)
Scarborough General Hospital Ontario reported 3,469 more cases of COVID-19 and 22 more deaths from the illness on Tuesday, as the province announced that 20 pharmacies in the Greater Toronto Area would begin offering 24/7 appointments for the AstraZeneca vaccine.
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Police investigating after video shows OPP officer shoving young boy in skate park (Tue, 20 Apr 2021)
Gravenhurst OPP skate park Peel Regional Police are investigating after a video shared to social media shows a member of the Ontario Provincial Police force pushing a young boy to the ground.
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What you need to know about COVID-19 in Toronto today (Tue, 20 Apr 2021)
Driftwood COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Toronto reported 1,074 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday as residents 40 and up were officially allowed to register to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine at pharmacies.
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Judge admits key video evidence in St. Mike's sex assault case (Tue, 20 Apr 2021)
Toronto St. Michael's College School A judge has ruled that a key piece of evidence at the trial of a teen accused of sexually assaulting two students at an all-boys Catholic school in Toronto is admissible.
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Science experts didn't recommend Ontario ban outdoor amenities, COVID-19 panel member says (Mon, 19 Apr 2021)
Baseball diamond behind fence Ontario's scientific experts did not advise Premier Doug Ford to ban the use of outdoor recreational amenities to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, a member of the COVID-19 science advisory table says.
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OHL shuts down season after government doesn't approve return to play (Tue, 20 Apr 2021)
ohl-season-1180 The Ontario Hockey League has cancelled its 2020-21 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic, making it the lone Canadian major junior loop to not return.
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New Toronto field hospital prepares to accept COVID-19 patients as ICUs overflow (Tue, 20 Apr 2021)
Sunnybrook Field Hospital A new field hospital at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre in Toronto will likely be ready to accept patients this week, says the manager in charge of the temporary medical facility located in a parking lot.
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From a yacht tax to new levies on vacant homes and vaping — here's what new taxes Ottawa just announced (Mon, 19 Apr 2021)
MONOPOLY ILLUSTRATIONS Ottawa may be diving deep into the red ink in its latest budget, but from a new tax on vacant homes, to punitive fees on things like private planes and boats, the government is also laying out a slew of new measures designed to raise billions in new revenue, too
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With one budget, Freeland overturned 3 decades of political orthodoxy (Tue, 20 Apr 2021)
Fedbudget 20210419 Most members of Parliament grew up in a political culture that embraced the Reagan-Thatcher school of low taxes, light regulation and small government. Thanks to the pandemic — and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland's new budget — that era arguably came to an end this week.
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Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. Toronto is located in Southern Ontario on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. With over 2.5 million residents, it is the fifth most populous municipality in North America. Toronto is at the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and is part of a densely populated region in Southern Ontario known as the Golden Horseshoe, which is home to 8.1 million residents and has approximately 25% of Canada's population.  The Toronto metropolitan census area had a population of 5,113,149, and the Greater Toronto Area had a population of 5,555,912 in the 2006 Census.


As Canada's economic capital, Toronto is considered a global city and is one of the top financial centres in the world. Toronto's leading economic sectors include finance, business services, telecommunications, aerospace, transportation, media, arts, film, television production, publishing, software production, medical research, education, tourism and sports industries.The Toronto Stock Exchange, the world's seventh largest, is headquartered in the city, along with most of Canada's corporations. They also have an NHL hockey team, called the Toronto Maple Leafs.


Toronto's population is cosmopolitan and international, reflecting its role as an important destination for immigrants to Canada. Toronto is one of the world's most diverse cities by percentage of non-native-born residents, as about 49% of the population were born outside of Canada.  Because of the city's low crime rates, clean environment, high standard of living, and friendly attitude to diversity, Toronto is consistently rated as one of the world's most livable cities by the Economist Intelligence Unit and the Mercer Quality of Living Survey.  In addition, Toronto was ranked as the most expensive Canadian city in which to live in 2006.

  Residents of the city are called Torontonians.

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